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coax

 
 
pronunciation:
koks
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: verb
inflections: coaxes, coaxing, coaxed
definition: to get someone to do something by gentle urging.
He coaxed his daughter out of her room with the promise of a trip to the circus.
synonyms:
talk
antonyms:
bully, threaten
similar words:
persuade, urge
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